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Grand Canal and Basilica Santa Maria, Venice

Highlights of Venice & Croatia Cruise-Tour

This adventure of a lifetime starts in the romantic city of Venice. Explore the enticing cobbled alleyways and picturesque canals before journeying to Croatia to experience many of its top highlights and hidden gems. Cruise to elegant Opatija and tour the Istrian countryside, famous for its wine and food, including rare truffles.

Famously Instagrammable Plitvice Lakes National Park is on the itinerary too, along with guided tours through ancient Split and Old City Dubrovnik. Island hop to Bol, Hvar, and lush Mljet with its salt lakes, and experience destinations like beautiful Pucisca on Brac and picturesque Omis too.


Plitvice Lakes National Park
11 Night Venice Croatia Luxury Cruise Tour
Day Highlights Overnight
Private transfer from Venice to the chic resort town of Opatija. Opatija
Tour of the Istrian countryside, hilltop towns, wine tasting & truffle hunting. Opatija
Visit the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park. Plitvice Lakes
Explore the unique Roman Town of Split & 'the Riva' promenade. Split
Board the ship. Explore the Old Town. Welcome Cocktail Evening. Split
Visit the famous Zlatni Rat beach. Guided tour of jet-set Hvar. Hvar
Explore the charming town of Korcula on the guided tour. Korcula
Guided walking tour of magnificent Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik
Visit lush Mljet National Park, explore the salt lakes & monastery. Mljet
Explore charming Pucisca on Brac, with its attractive harbor. Pucisca, Brac
Visit the ancient town of Omis. Guided tour of Diocletian's Palace in Split. Split
Private transfer to Split airport/ hotel.


Board: B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner, T-Tasting

MS Desire
MS Desire, Croatia small ship cruise

MS Desire

The MS Desire is a luxury small ship built in 2016 and launched in May 2017. The ship has 20 cabins split across 4 decks, which includes a very spacious VIP sundeck cabin with panoramic windows. The Desire is one of only a small selection of ships in Croatia to feature both an onboard Jacuzzi and also a small pool. The ship has modern en-suite and air-conditioned cabins capable of accommodating 40 guests.

Twin Cabin, MS Desire
Outside pool, MS Desire

What’s Included

  • Private transfers throughout your trip
  • A litre of bottled water per person
  • Tour of Postojna Cave
  • Three course welcome dinner
  • Private Istria tour with wine tasting
  • Guided English tours of Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik
  • Two nights in Opatija in a 4-star hotel on bed and breakfast board basis
  • Experienced Cruise Director on board
  • One night in Plitvice in a 4-star hotel on bed & breakfast basis
  • Luggage handling
  • One night in Split in a 4-star hotel on bed & breakfast basis
  • Daily cabin service
  • 7-night Split luxury return cruise in a choice of cabin on a newly built ship
  • WiFi onboard
  • Daily fresh fruit
  • Daily buffet breakfast and 6 x four-course lunches

What’s not Included

  • Return flights to Croatia
  • Gratuities and non-included meals
  • On board drinks & beverages

Price based in double occupancy in a double or twin room. 50% single person supplement.

Departure Dates for 2021

  • May 11, 25
  • June 8, 22
  • July 6, 20
  • August 3, 17, 31
  • September 8, 14, 28

Departure Dates for 2022

  • May 3, 17, 31
  • June 14, 28
  • July 12, 26
  • August 9, 23
  • September 6, 20
  • October 4

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